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« Reply #45 on: May 21, 2013, 01:56:04 PM »

Call of Duty: Woof Woof edition
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« Reply #46 on: May 21, 2013, 01:56:53 PM »

Next Gen dog.
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« Reply #47 on: May 21, 2013, 02:00:46 PM »

The graphics for the new Call of Duty are pretty great. It makes me optimistic of the upcoming games. Guess we gotta wait for E3 and other press conferences for those announcements. : /
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« Reply #48 on: May 21, 2013, 02:03:19 PM »

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« Reply #49 on: May 21, 2013, 02:06:53 PM »

This conference was even worse than I feared.  Multimedia crap!  Kinect!  Their biggest reveal (Call of Duty) is multiplatform anyway.

BTW, Wired has a story that is far more informative than this conference.  Interesting tidbit:

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There’s one feature of Xbox One from which we can infer quite a few conclusions: You can install any game from the disc to the console’s hard drive, and then play that game whenever you like without having to put the disc in.

Wired asked Microsoft if installation would be mandatory. “On the new Xbox, all game discs are installed to the HDD to play,” the company responded in an emailed statement. Sounds mandatory to us.

What follows naturally from this is that each disc would have to be tied to a unique Xbox Live account, else you could take a single disc and pass it between everyone you know and copy the game over and over. Since this is clearly not going to happen, each disc must then only install for a single owner.

No used games confirmed.
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« Reply #50 on: May 21, 2013, 02:08:46 PM »

That controller was pretty sexy, I tell you what.

Halo, the TV series...way to ruin that game franchise.
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« Reply #51 on: May 21, 2013, 02:12:29 PM »

So Wii U has a shaky reputation among gamers, Xbox One has a nice looking dog and the PS4 promise an interesting future.

Oh geez.
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« Reply #52 on: May 21, 2013, 02:13:22 PM »

time to buy that ole turbografx 16 i've been eyeing
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« Reply #53 on: May 21, 2013, 02:13:44 PM »

Its technically great but nothing game related interested me at all.  And what is with the live action family?? Was that throwback footage from a 3DO game!?   Oh, and I still don't want to talk to my TV but apparently I'll have to get used to it.  I sure hope there are a lot more games at E3 besides sports and shooters.
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« Reply #54 on: May 21, 2013, 02:16:11 PM »

That was the worst press conference I've seen since the last Microsoft press conference. Three games. Three games for a new console were shown at a video game press conference. The only truly interesting one being Remedy's new game. Microsoft better redeem itself at E3. PS4 is looking better and better.
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« Reply #55 on: May 21, 2013, 02:19:49 PM »

This was more directed to a wider audience than gamers. Gotta sell that thing to the masses son!
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« Reply #56 on: May 21, 2013, 02:22:52 PM »

Why would the masses buy a $400 console when they could just get a $50 Roku that does what they want?
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« Reply #57 on: May 21, 2013, 02:22:59 PM »

after all on the current xbox you have to hit right bumper 3 times and then down to play a game.

NOW YOU CAN JUST YELL IT

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« Reply #58 on: May 21, 2013, 02:23:59 PM »

This was more directed to a wider audience than gamers. Gotta sell that thing to the masses son!

But it wasn't, really. If anything, they decided to reduce their audience to one single demographic.

"Hey bros! We got Kinect and sports, we got TV and sports, we got cars, we got this cool time bendy game. Did we mention we got sports? HALO BITCHEZ!! Oh, we're done. PSYCH! CALL OF DOOOTY, SON!"
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« Reply #59 on: May 21, 2013, 02:31:42 PM »

But it wasn't, really. If anything, they decided to reduce their audience to one single demographic.

Yeah you're right. Either way, with this out of the way E3 is finally the next big event and that's really all I care about.
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